The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Dec 1903

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p.1 Grain Been Shipped - figures on shipments from Canadian ports; American ships taking less from Canadian ports because of new Canadian boats.

Prisoners On Tug - little tug Thistle stuck in ice in middle of Lake Erie for five days.

p.6 Wolfe Island Council - Nov. 30th - The reeve presented a letter from the Bertram Engine Works, Toronto, confirming agreement entered into on November 2nd for the construction of a steam ferryboat.....Calvin Co. paid $128.32 for building Simcoe scow.... On motion of James Russell, seconded by M. Ryan, by-law for approving of a contract for the purchase of a ferryboat tendered for by the Bertram Engine Works company and authorizing the execution of the same by the municipality, was passed.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steambarge Aberdeen is loading lumber at the K. & P. railway yard.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Dec 1903